Here’s Why Nominating Tesla’s Elon Musk for the Luddite Award is Wrong

Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX and Chief Executive of electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) has just been nominated for a Luddite Award, which is given to people who are considered to be against advancements in technology. As weird as it may sound, the person who wants to revolutionize the auto, air, and defense industry has been nominated for such an award. The Guardian reported that the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), a Washington-based think tank, has shortlisted the visionary CEO for the award. He has been nominated as an ‘alarmist’ touting an artificial intelligence (AI) apocalypse. Microsoft founder Bill Gates and British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking are also listed as people who have warned humanity of a potential AI doomsday. Though these individuals have warned us…


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